Noted as one of the most historic hotels in Ohio, the Lafayette’s rich history and excellent dining makes it a must-visit for any stop in Marietta. Once visited by the famed war hero, Marquis de Lafayette, this hotel first opened in 1892 and has been in operation ever since. Rooms throughout the hotel feature fun and interesting artifacts to help tell the story and rich history of both Marietta and the Lafayette Hotel. Visitors can enjoy multiple dining experiences at the Riverfront Bar & Grill, Cafe Lafayette, and the Gun Room. This hotel is in perfect walking distance for all of the major sites in Marietta!